Last summer, it was announced that Predator and Alien are both coming to Marvel Comics. But not without first wreaking havoc among their various iconic superheroes. The Hunter Predator will get a new set of Marvel stories later in 2021. Before that happens, the iconic 20th Century Fox movie monster, now owned by Disney and the renamed 20th Century Studios, will be on the hunt for some of the biggest names within the Marvel stable.
Today we take a look at a range of different comic book covers, showcasing some of the biggest names from the Marvel universe coming face to face with the Predator. These follow a similar sequence Alien varied covers. Here we see the hunter facing several heroes for the first time.
Artists behind these amazing variant covers include Cory Smith, Superlog, Junggeun Yoon, Juan José Ryp, Mattia De Iulis and Chris Sprouse. The characters that can be seen in a fight to the death alongside the Predator are Spider-Man (Peter Parker), Spider-Man (Miles Morales), Spider-Woman, the Fantastic Four, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Valkyrie.
There are a total of six new variant covers. Marvel took over the rights to it Predator and Alien comics after parent company Disney bought Fox. Marvel plans to release omnibuses from earlier Predator and Alien books ahead of the new comics coming for each franchise. Marvel Comics editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski in an earlier statement.
“There’s nothing more exciting than a story that keeps you on the edge of your seat, and Alien and Predator have delivered that time and time again! I can clearly remember where I was when I first saw each of these modern masterpieces, and enjoy how both masterfully intertwined alien terror and drama in some of the most iconic scenes we’ve ever seen on film. “
“And it’s that legacy we’ll live up to! As a visual medium, comics are the perfect place to build on those moments, and we here at Marvel are honored to tell these stories to fans everywhere. Schedule keeps returning, we can don’t wait to share more in the coming months! “
Below you can see the six different covers. We have also included the release information made available by Marvel Comics.
- Release information
- On sale 5/5: AMAZING SPIDER-MAN # 65 PREDATOR VARIANT COVER by CORY SMITH.
- On sale 5/12: FANTASTIC FOUR # 32 PREDATOR VARIANT COVER by SUPERLOG, SPIDER-WOMAN # 12 PREDATOR VARIANT COVER by JUAN JOSÉ RYP.
- On sale 5/19: THE MIGHTY VALKYRIES # 2 PREDATOR VARIANT COVER by JUNGGEUN YOON, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY # 14 PREDATOR VARIANT COVER by CHRIS SPROUSE.
- Offer 5/26: MILES MORALES: SPIDER-MAN # 26 PREDATOR VARIANT COVER by MATTIA DE IULIS.
Subjects: Predator, Spider-man, Fantastic Four, Guardians of the Galaxy